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Housing benefit for service charges in sheltered housing schemes: an exercise in semantics or an application of reality?

Housing benefit for service charges in sheltered housing schemes: an exercise in semantics or an... Purpose – This paper aims to give guidance on the level of service charges that can be claimed by residents in sheltered housing as part of their housing benefit claims. Design/methodology/approach – The paper reviews the relevant legislation and recent opinions and rulings of both the Upper Tribunal and the Supreme Court. Findings – A broad based non arithmetical approach must be taken, particularly as many key words are not statutorily defined. Originality/value – Claimants, advocates and decision makers should use the guidance outlined when considering housing benefit claims by sheltered housing residents. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Social Care and Neurodisability Emerald Publishing

Housing benefit for service charges in sheltered housing schemes: an exercise in semantics or an application of reality?

Social Care and Neurodisability , Volume 3 (4): 5 – Nov 16, 2012

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2012 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
2042-0919
DOI
10.1108/20420911211286597
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Abstract

Purpose – This paper aims to give guidance on the level of service charges that can be claimed by residents in sheltered housing as part of their housing benefit claims. Design/methodology/approach – The paper reviews the relevant legislation and recent opinions and rulings of both the Upper Tribunal and the Supreme Court. Findings – A broad based non arithmetical approach must be taken, particularly as many key words are not statutorily defined. Originality/value – Claimants, advocates and decision makers should use the guidance outlined when considering housing benefit claims by sheltered housing residents.

Journal

Social Care and NeurodisabilityEmerald Publishing

Published: Nov 16, 2012

Keywords: United Kingdom; Legislation; Sheltered housing; Benefits; Housing benefit; Service charges

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